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University of Florida Team At Shands Performs Surgical First In North America To Monitor Cardiac Blood Flow In Critical Care Patients

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February 22, 1999
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University of Florida
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The new method eliminates the need for a separate catheter, drastically reduces medical risks and costs, and will make this crucial monitoring available to approximately 25 percent of the 6 million intensive care patients treated annually in the United States.

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--A University of Florida critical care physician today (2/18/99) used a new method to measure cardiac blood flow in intensive care patients, marking a surgical first in North America that is expected to revolutionize critical care.


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